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law, in their words, to interfere with domestic laws in the united states, whether federal law, state, or local laws. and one of the most recent major reasons why they rejected this treaty, these republicans by in large voted again ratifying this treaty was because of the powerful words that rick santorum, the former republican presidential candidate said. as you know, he has a severely disabled child, a little girl. he said, i don't want international lawyers, i don't want the united nations and new york and foreign countries telling me and our local officials what they can or cannot do as far as treatment for little bella, his daughter. and that was a powerful factor in convincing a lot of these republicans to reject this treaty. they didn't see that they needed the international community, in effect, to get involved in what was going on here in the united states. the counterargument, of course, is we want to bring, by ratifying this treaty, to bring the rest of the world up to the u.s. standards in hoping those with disabilities but that obviously didn't resonate, at least not enou
of employees he has to less than 50 so he won't be subject to penalties under the 2010 health law. so right now the federal government is keeping him from offering jobs. that hurts the people who need jobs and who would be happy to be on a payroll where they would be putting their own contributions into social security and medicare. increasing taxes means less growth and fewer jobs, and that's not balanced. three years ago i made a pledge to oppose tax increases. i made that pledge to the citizens i serve and to no one else, and i made it because tax increases will hurt them. when jen, the owner of la petite cuisine in new york says the best thing i can do is give her a break from high taxes, i believe her. i ran for congress to help jen and all the small business people like her who are the engines of job creation. i ran for congress to help all the people who need employers like jen to hire them. these good people deserve better than temporary fixes. they deserve a plan that solves our economic problems for the long term. they deserve a plan that goes beyond politics and shows a commitment to
>> steve: up in the great state of washington. same-sex law takes affect on december 6th. what that means, the department of health. they have all of those forms to fill out when people get married. they are proposing to get rid of bride and groom and husband and wife and replace it with something . they haven't figured out. it might be spouse a or spouse b or person a or person b. >> brian: person a takes to the be the lawful wedded mate. >> gretchen: you can't even explain it. when you try to explain you go down a bumpy road. guess how many people complain and want to take bride and groom out of the marriage certificate process. >> brian: we can't hear their answers. >> gretchen: so guess how many people. >> brian: a lot. >> steve: i don't know. >> gretchen: brian said a lot. >> steve: probably not that many. the problem is they changed the law and voted it in and now the government is trying to catch up what the people want. >> gretchen: they voted it in to law same-sex person. one person complained. >> brian: well >> brian: well. was it the brood or the groom. >> society we live n one
. >> bill: did you ask for law books for christmas? >>. no i was a reader. boys and girls are readers >> bill: what did you want to read westerners. >> common law, of course. >> athens drew. >> i think these toys r us people are trying to cater to or patron nice a population in sweden that wants this gender neutral stuff. that's why they did it that's it. >> here is what my fear is, bill. >> bill: your fear? >> my fear is this will be coming to the united states of america very soon. >> what's the harm? why are we fearful? what are you fearful of? that it's going to make children go to things and be sexual in a way we don't see them. >> i think it's up to me as a parent. >> bill: i think pirro has a good point though. if i can have my 9-year-old how to do my hair i save a couple hundred of bucks a month. >> that's not why they are doing it. >> no we are missing the point why they are doing it. >> two separate arguments. >> bill: 15 seconds why are they doing it. >> political correctness. >> bill: that's what i said. culture warriors everybody. boy am i going to get mail on that. the w
in their state. the same month the mississippi republican governor signed that small business act into law, he also signed another law that targeted one mississippi business in particular. it was designed on purpose to use state government red tape to close the last abortion clinic in mississippi. the new law placed a mandate on this business in particular. it requires doctors at this one clinic to get admitting privileges at local hospitals. since that law passed, the clinic's two main doctors have been trying to comply with the new regulation that was designed just for them. they've been applying for privileges that the state now says they're supposed to have. the doctors started with a list of 12 hospitals in and around jackson where the clinic is. the clinic's owner tells us their applications were 50 pages-plus per doctor, per hospital. the applications took weeks to compile. each hospital, each time. two of them, the big teaching hospital in the city and the baptist hospital in town, they wouldn't even accept the doctors' applications. five other hospitals did agree to receive the doctor
decided not to take up the proposition 8. a lower court overturned the law and supporters are hoping the supreme court will let that decision stand. >> we're prepared for the crowd that we had in 2004 and 2008. and again, we will just be open and ready for anyone who wants to come and get married. >> reporter: the justices are considering several challenges to a federal law that limits benefits for same-sex couples. these are very cop plex cases and the justices might want more time to talk about -- complex cases and the justices might want more time to talk about them. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:16. with less than a month to go, it appears that congress is no closer from keeping the country from going over the fiscal cliff. the ball, timothy geithner's comments -- >> i i was -- i was flabbergasted. i said you can't be serious. >> if congress fails to act by the end year, tax rates will go up for everyone and across the board spending tax. >>> a new legislative session will start today. democrat are allowed to raise taxes with little fear of republican opposition. but l
the law and same sex marriage supporters are hoping the supreme court will let that decision stand. >> we are prepared for the crowds that we had in 2004 and 2008. and again we will just be open and ready for anyone who wants to come and get married. >> the justices are also considering several challenges to a federal law that limits benefits for same sex couples. several legal analysts are saying this morning that the justices might want to meet again to talk about which of the gay marriage cases they will consider and that meeting likely wouldn't happen until friday so the wait might continue. reporting live alison burns. >>> more problems for controversial comedian katt williams. he was fighting with a worker at a bar. the day before he was caught on tape slapping an employee at a target store. days before that williams had a run in with police in downtown sacramento after he nearly hit five pedestrians. he was also arrested in oakland and had a very public meltdown on stage last month. >>> all lanes have reopened on highway 580 but that is following a fatal accident involving a big ri
requirements. under current law, financial institutions are required to provide annual privacy is notices that the explain their practices. they are required to mail those notices regardless of whether or not that information sharing practice has changed. these annual mailings cost millions each year and do not provide the consumers with new information if the practice hasn't change thsmed will require an institution to provide annual privacy notices only if they have changed their privacy rules. this will eliminate an unnecessary burden for our financial institutions. i would like to thank mr. luetkemeyer and mr. sherman for their leadership on this issue and reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized. mr. sherman: i thank the gentlelady from west virginia for yielding to me and i yield myself such time as i may consume in support of h.r. 5817, the eliminate privacy notify -- notice confusion act. i want to thank representative luetkemeyer for his work in introducing this bill. i've enjoyed working with him on it. mr. -- ms. speak
in the courthouse when d.n.a. started coming into be used at the courthouse. prior to that many law enforcement and prosecutors had to rely on blood samples and fingerprints, but once d.n.a. came in and we learned everybody has a unique genetic makeup and it can be connected and traced to perpetrators of crime when they commit a crime, especially in sexual assault cases. and convictions have gone up. the evidence is better. the proof beyond a reasonable doubt is much more available in d.n.a. cases. in 1985, there was a 13-year-old girl named lavenia masters. she lived in dallas, texas. she told her folks good night. she went to her bedroom which should be, mr. speaker, the safest place on earth for children -- went to sleep and during the middle of the night she was woken up by an outlaw putting a knife to her throat and he sexually assaulted her. then he snuck away in the darkness of the night. that was in 1985. she went to the hospital. her parents took care of her medical needs. d.n.a. evidence was taken from her. it was given to the law enforcement authorities, but that d.n.a. evidence from
was hiding behind the front door. he had previously received an an, eviction notice. >>> a controversial law that bans sex offenders from orange county beaches is being challenged. the panel is asking the state court of appeals to review the measure after it overturned the conviction of a sex offender caught attending a party at a park. the judges note that the restrictions of sex offenders are up to the state legislature. >> hundreds of people had to be evacuated after a train with 180 pounds of hazardous chemicals derailed on a bridge. it caused more than 12,000- gallons to spill into a creek near the delaware river. 71 people were treated at a nearby hospital for breathing problems and eye irritation but the air is being monitored and no longer poses a health risk. >> i have been told by the officials that are on scene with the railroad that there is still some product in that car that was breached that still needs to be removed. >> officials say booms have been put in the creek to contain the chemical. >> the president is facing mounting pressure to make a decision on whether to appr
if they just don't take up the case? >> well, then same-sex marriage essentially becomes law in california and it was about the referendum. most court watchers would say defensive marriage act is the most likely of all the challenges to take up. the thinking they want to weigh in on a question dealing with what role the federal government can play when it comes to the issue of marriage because and we can't say this enough, throughout history, marriage is regulated by the states so, you know, important thing to consider there. >> and just quickly, also, joe, when it comes to the defensive marriage act, it is important for people to know if the court decides to adjudicate, it does not mean that that's the law of the land, that people can start getting married any which way they want to. correct? >> no. it means they're taking it up. they still have a decision that's down the road. there's a variety of different ways they could decide on doma. you know, they don't have to decide on equal protection grounds but the narrow question of benefits or certain benefits or certain tax breaks that marr
, many of them have american children. yet without any way, currently, of getting right with the law. what we need to do in immigration reform is require that people who are here illegally get right with the law rather than prevent them from getting right with the law. which is what we do currently. so again, while stem immigration is very important, my colleagues are being asked in a closed proto sess to weigh that with the issue of immigrants from the ukraine and albania, at the same time the bill could increase, will increase, the number of illegal immigrants in this country, perhaps increasing the number of illegal immigrants will redouble the efforts of this congress to address this issue but given the enormous dwention of the problem already and the complete lack of consideration of any meaningful immigration bill by this congress to solve our broken immigration system, inle not holding my breath. the zero sum bill on the floor asks us to weight one class of immigrants at the expense of another. in effect, trying to play politics and avoid solving our imdepration crisis. -- and
shop owners attribute it to politics and mother nature. lawmakers might soon enact gun control laws. across the northeast residents want to protect thems following superstorm sandy. >> since the election you have had the perfect storm. you had hurricane sandy. you had re-election of barack obama. you have people realizing not only is it their second amendment right but they may be in a situation where they need a firearm to protect themselves. they're coming to the realization. it is just caused up tick and a spike. last friday on black friday it was through the roof. >> reporter: according to gallup 43% of women surveyed last year report owning a gun which is a new high. the nra is reporting that over the last four or five years there has been exponential increase in women participating in safety programs and licensing programs and hunting programs. women feel safer knowing how to use guns. i can tell you some of the gun shop manufacturers are starting to market more toward women. you see the pink series what i'm wearing here and the long rifles and some are for breast cancer aware
-old james cross by and his 39-year-old brother-in-law michael meadows. >> we live when electronic did he advises can capture and further investigation but at the same time we don't want to see anyone injured or killed because of so it we need to use a fine balance. >>reporter: cross which believed to be the one who waved the gun at the couple and later fired shots at them. both men expected to be charged with assault with deadly weapon and attempted robbery. in oakland, abc 7 news. >>> of governor brown is criticize ago pay raise for the new chancellor at uc berkeley. governor says the 50,000 dollar increase does not fit with the spirit of leader shp that is needed rate now. incoming chancellor is nicholas dirk. he was the executive vice president at columbia university in new york and dirk says he's well aware of the challenges that lie ahead. >> substantial investment on the part of the state in higher education and the kinds of things that the university all campus ins the system have had to do to struggle to make up for this diminishment of state funding. >>reporter: dirk salary
raised its head and the super committee deadlocked 6-6 which under the law left the meat cleaver to drop. the budget meat ax to drop. and that's what we're facing. we're facing something that nobody ever intended to go into effect. so how do we get out of this? we have people of goodwill that have to be reasonable and utilize a little commonsense, lessen their partisanship, lessen their ideological rigi rigidity, and that's the atmosphere that we can come together in. now, i want to tell a story and then i'm going to sit down, mr. president. i want to tell you the story about one of the brightest shining moments in government occurred back in 1983 when this senator was air youn was a youn. we were within six months of social security running out of money. and two old irishmen -- one who was president, his name was reagan; and the other one who was speaker, and his name was o'neill -- decided that they were going to do something about this. they were reasonable people who could operate in a bipartisan way and a nonideological way. and they said, what we're going to do is take this subject
the health care law. open enrollment ends dember 7th. so now's the time. visit care.gov or call 1-800-medicare. >>. >> gregg: the u.s. army private accused of sending private documents to wikileaks appearing in a courtroom, focusing on bradley manning's pretrial confinement and defense team is conditions over that period were so punishing the case against him should be entirely dismissed. joining us now bob massi and lis wiehl. let me start with you. manning doesn't like to be locked up and cried one day. i'll quote, when the guards seem angry and made me nervous. so lis, on that basis he should be let go? >> no, absolutely not. >> gregg: if that was a legal standard, all prison cells would be empty? >> now he is complaining to his lawyers action that was done to him after he committed the crime. he allegedly committed this huge crime. all these leaks. now he is saying, gee, feel sorry for me. maybe at sentencing but nothing do with the charges at all. >> gregg: here is what he said at his hearing sitting in his cell right after he was arrested. this is the principle parted. i rem
the place. >> my dad and mother and aunts and daddy in law. i have a lot of memories. >> i don't think 60-120 days in a detention center is enough for what they did. >> why is my phone dead? i want to take more pictures. >> these images were captured at an air force based in venezuela. they were celebrating military aviation day. there's an exhibition with plane, doing different maneuvers. this is one of their planes. that is a k-8 training plane they were using for this exhibition. somewhere in the middle of their performance something went wrong. after y before you know it, the plane is going down. >> man. >> just before the plane crashes on the ground, you see a bit of an explosion and then two pilots ejecting themselves from the plane. >> but their parachutes barely have a chance to open. >> almost immediately they're on the ground as well. at least they got away from the crashing plane. what happened to these guys? >> they were okay and reported they didn't suffer any injuries. there is another video that captures a little bit of the aftermath but also captures a second accident. >>
of violating recordkeeping and federal overtime laws. it turns out hundreds of employees were misclassified so they didn't get overtime. others were shortchanged in their paychecks. workers in five states will be getting a portion of the money. >>> 5:10 now. the hint of bipartisanship is starting to fade in washington when it comes to avoiding the "fiscal cliff." some republicans said they are willing to consider some tax increases but they are insisting on larger budget cuts to benefit programs, which democrats oppose. if all sides can't agree on a spending plan before the year's end, automatic tax hikes and across-the-board budget cuts will all kick in. >> we must do everything we can during this short period of time to ensure that middle class families are not hit with $2,200 a year in tax increases. >> i hope cooler heads will prevail as we move through the process. we need to be working together. >> president obama is trying to generate public support for his idea. he will meet with corporate executives at the white house then travel to pennsylvania on friday to push for higher tax rates
found that only 17 states have specific laws protecting students from harsh treatments and restraints. >> that's there's thousands and thousands of children that have been traumatized, that have been injured. >> reporter: in arizona and washington state, parents are up in arms over padded isolation boxes or cells where students have been left for long stretches. in kentucky a mother found her autistic eight-year-old son had been stuffed into a duffel bag like this one, especially made to restrain children. >> they held me. >> reporter: in pennsylvania a group of students with behavioral issues described to abc news how they had been tied up or manhandled at previous schools. did it hurt? >> yeah. it really did hurt. >> reporter: jordan described being locked up in one of the isolation boxes? >> it's scary. really scary. even for the bravest person in the world, it's still really scary. >> reporter: and even work there have been dozens of deaths of students after being restrained by teachers or staff who were untrained or did not know the safe procedures. brian ross, abc news. >> brian
's the interesting thing. whoever or whatever sex is born, the law that is are now being prom you will gated come to fruition, which it will, whether it's a girl or a boy, they will become monarch. the current rule is, of course, the males first. even if a female is born, if a male is born, knocks the female out of the line of succession. that is going to change. now, all this is a long way in the future, but it does mean that this is not only the first -- there are so many statistics. i can bore on for britain about this. the last time we had three people in line of succession was 120 years ago with queen victoria. of course, we have king george and then edward xii. we now have the queen, charles, william, and whoever is born to the duchess of cambridge. >> one images, richard, you know, in your neck of the woods the media is not known for holding back, especially when it comes to anything royal, let alone a royal baby. one images every minute of this pregnancy will be front page news. >> here's going to be the interesting part because the media itself, the british media, will be playing by the
of challenges to gay marriage laws. among them california's ban on same sex marriage proposition 8. supporters of same sex marriage are hoping the court will decide not to review prop 8. that would mean the lower court ruling would take hold legalizing same sex marriage in california. san francisco city officials tell us they are ready to perform marriages as soon as tomorrow. >> we will be ready with volunteers that we already have in place and volunteers who are being trained today. we'll have a one-stop shop for anyone who wants to get married. >> reporter: and we are waiting for word from the court. we'll bring it for you here on channel 2. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> last night president obama congratulates zone people honored for -- seven people honored for their lifetime culture. among the honorees ballerina natal yeah. david letterman. dust tin hoff man. and the surviving members of led zeppelin. >>> time now 5:14. let's check in with tara. >> we have that big accident in livermore that looks like that scene has been moved over to the shou
code book on disabilities. not going tos it's change the laws, and he is lying. host: you're talking about yesterday's debate in the senate. caller: exactly. i wish he would be as passionate about try to get people on the west coast back to work. if they would work as hard on that as the disabilities act, this country would not have the fiscal cliff because people would be working. everybody is always trying to blame the tea party. but tea party did not put this country in debt. but the party is trying to bring it to the attention of the people that these entitlements cannot be afforded any more. it is like your charge card. if you keep charging and taking and taking, pretty soon you have to pay it back. that is what is going on with this fiscal cliff. it's time to pay. it's not the republican party's fault. obama has been in office four years. he has doubled to the trillions of dollars in debt. host: are you a tea party supporter? caller: i'm not affiliated with the tea party, but i am tired of hearing them blame it, because i see the hard-working generation that are in their 60s th
the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends dember 7th. so now's the time. visit care.gov or call 1-800-medicare. our next guest said there are tons of jobs out there but there are not enough people to fill the jobs there. is a shortage of workers. millions of americans are without jobs and what is the importance of blue collar jobs to our economy. here is founder of blue collar corner opinion comgood morning. >> thanks for having me. >> steve: we read texas, iowa and arizona and florida, they need people to build stuff but there are not enough people. where did they go? >> we are coming off one of the worst cycles of construction i experienced in three decades. that skilled labor force moved on and went in to safer industries with a stable market . we lost them. a lot of them retire we lost a lot of good talent. we could remedy. >> steve: we are going to find out how . demonstrating the need. 320,000 people stopped looking or working in the particular field. a lot of the people are you know, a lot of young people just starting their job careers. okay, i go
school. >> narrator: fisher's organization lobbied successfully for laws that promote vaccine safety. today, a much safer vaccine has replaced dpt. the laws also created a special vaccine court to evaluate and compensate victims of adverse vaccine side effects. >> vaccines are pharmaceutical products that inherently carry a risk of injury or death. and that risk can be greater for some than others, particularly for... for genetic or biological high-risk reasons that have... some of which have been identified and some which have not been identified. >> shame on you, shame on you... >> narrator: surveys show about one-third of americans worry about rare but serious vaccine side effects. but one fear has come to dominate the vaccine war, the fear that vaccines are responsible for autism, a mysterious disorder that appears to be on the rise. the theory that vaccines could cause autism has become well known, partly due to the advocacy of vocal celebrities like jenny mccarthy and jim carrey. >> you're a shining example of unconditional love, and we're so proud to be here. >> jenny, jenny,
the law will not go into effect. now get this, ashleigh, with regard to the law not going into effect, it won't go into effect for the three plaintiffs. everyone else, of course, will not be subject to this ruling because the judge limited that ruling to these three. so in essence, the judge said, right now, when you have an injunction it means there's a likelihood of success on the merits to those who sued, we'll have a full-blown hearing later but we're going to allow the plaintiffs to come to court and explain. >> you used that word that's so critical, merit. here's where i lost the plot. apparently this justice suggesting that these therapists, the three of them, who brought this suit, their free speech is somehow at risk if they can't treat these minors. where on earth does free speech collide with the health of kids? you can't yell fire in a theater. >> very well-stated. what happens is, whenever you look at anything, first of all, it's creative lawyering but what they're talking about, that is the plaintiffs, they're saying, listen, what you're doing, incidentally, is that you'
not in the eyes of the law. a 15-year-old san jose boy suspected of being involved in a deadly crime spree will be charged as an adult and could be up for the death penalty. he and another boy robbed four businesses this month and shot to death a man they were trying to car jack and shot at and wounded a police officer. they have not decided whether to put him on death row if convi convicted he is due in court on a long list of charges. including murder, robbery and attempted murder of a police officer. another police officer is on leave tonight after narrowly escaping gunfire the men that shot at still missing. he pulled over a drive when the man inside began shooting. the shot missed the officer and hit a squad car. the officer fired back and the begunman got away. it's unclear at this point if the gunman was shot, but the car he was driving was stolen and found later abandon. >> an active scene on the cal campus. protesters took over the empty eshelman hall late this afternoon, the student newspaper on campus reported that six students were occupying the building to bring awareness to t
. there is no palestinian state. there is nothing that meets the custnary international law definition. the palestinian authority violated the oslo accord trying to change the status of the west bank and gaza through a means other than negotiation. i have to say it was a vote that could have been won by the united states and israel. but that, leave it for another day. i think israel is responding appropriately. i think that the initial israeli reaction sort of shuts the whole thing off was a mistake. this is a serious problem. and i think they are well within their legitimate rights to take the steps they take. >> eric: you said something fascinating, you think the vote could have been won. it was overwhelming. 138-4. nine against, 41 abstentions. how do you think, ambassador, israel and the u.s. and israel's allies could potentially have won this? >> guest: the same way that the george h.w. bush administration defeated very similar efforts by what was then the palestine liberation organization in 1989-1990 to enhance the status in the u.n. at that time, secretary of state jim baker said flatly and une
we not use her last name told us her daughter-in-law bought five tickets for ten dollars, waited until late thursday morning to check the numbers. >> she goes out to the car. says i guess we'll check it. she was looking at it. and she says is that a five or a six? she said i just couldn't see. she said i think it is a six. she came by here, she was shaking so bad, shaking going to the door. >> reporter: at the place the ticket was sold, those that have known the couple since the husband was in boy scouts, say a more deserving couple could not have won. >> probably couldn't have happened to a better guy. >> reporter: the husband and wife who have already shown the ticket to missouri lottery officials have three adult children and a six-year-old, a girl they adopted from china. >> it is wild, crazy to think somebody that comes in here a regular basis possibly won powerball. >> reporter: for much of thursday, the question was do the numbers hold meaning. dearborn is but 35 miles north of kansas city, home to the royals baseball team, and those winning lottery numbers, they match roy
. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends dember 7th. so now's the time. visit care.gov or call 1-800-medicare. >> welcome back, 14 minutes past the hour. gitmo detainees coming to america? new report commissioned by democratic senator dianne feinstein says there are several prisons inside the u.s. that could safely house detainees from guantanamo bay. >> so should this really be a viable option? joining us now is former department of justice official. good morning, sir. >> good morning. >> what is the biggest argument against this happening? >> these are not ordinary prisoners and they don't belong in ordinary prisons. i have sources who work at gitmo who tell me that the rates of attacks on soldiers on the guards is absolutely astronomical and it's also disgusting. these prisoners, some of them will grow their finger nails out and sharpen them into points and save their feces and dip them and attack guards when they come into their cells. these people are known to try to stab people's eyes out. these are violent, violent people that d
an outstanding reliability record and it's up to law enforcement to investigate thefts. u.p.s. says package theft is extremely rare, so low the company says it doesn't keep statistics. but videos posted online seem to show it still happens. suspected thieves taking everything from adult clothing to a how could they item? a child's bicycle. right off someone's doorstep. >> 'tis the season. we know that, you know, people are ordering packages and they're receiving packages. if they're not going to be home and during the time when they are expecting a parcel that maybe they should reach out to a trusted friend or a neighbor and ask him, would you pick up my parcel for me? >> to avoid theft, many delivery companies offer signature or delivery confirmation services for an additional fee. for kim, it's a lesson learned. >> this was worth about $400. and i just didn't really think about having this delivered to the office. so i just didn't think somebody would steal a package with clothes in it. >> reporter: yeah, police say thieves are generally looking for electronics and not women's clothes. now, som
for the first time, there's no law restricting success to boys. so if kate gives birth to a girl, that little baby will automatically be third in line to the throne. what do you think is in the future for a royal baby like this? >> brothers and sisters. [ laughter ] >> reporter: let's give them a little time for their first one. the couple is considered the future of the royal family, and now their baby is expected to secure the future of the monarchy for decades to come. the royal couple revealed early because they feared news of her pregnancy would like out once she arrived in the hospital. which might have led to a few interesting conversations yesterday. reportedly the queen herself just found out yesterday. and prince harry, william's brother, who's serving in afghanistan, reportedly found out via e-mail. rob and paula? >> nick, we keep hearing about the baby and the heir to the throne. but there could be potentially be babies, plural, twins. >> yeah. there's not a lot of data about this h.g. as they call what kate is suffering from, hyperem sis grav darm. but the one study that we found
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compound where authorities say warren jeffs could make polygamy the law of the land. this morning, authorities want that land. the 1,600 acres that make up the yearning for zion ranch. in a 91-page court filing, officials say jeffs designed the compound for the purpose of facilitating and perpetrating criminal offenses, including bigamy and sexual assault. elisa wall is a former child bride from the ranch. and says its end is long overdue. >> i believe it's one more step for showing the leaders of the flds and showing that the government is not going to stop. >> reporter: authorities say jeffs, who has since been convicted of assaulting his young brides, used the temple and features he personally designed. there is a table, but it will be made so it can be a table or it can be a bed. it will be covered with a sheet. but it will have a plastic cover, to protect the mattress from what will happen on it. we had rare access to the compound following a police raid in 2008. do 14-year-old, 15-year-old, 16-year-old girls get married here? >> we are talking about our children. >> reporter
and services, trying to enhance the rule of law in the localities and severely underfurnded. what needs to happen for the u.s. instead of going through third party organizations such as the world food program and save the children that aid needs to go through the counsels. >> real quickly here. what do you make of the unprecedented internet blackout? >> as i told you, the activists are concerned assad regime is readying itself for larger massacres at a large scale to keep the fsa that's closing in on the capital and making advances as i showed you on the map at bay. >> doing that and by shutting down the internet they're doing it so the other side can't make any plans or -- >> get the word out about atrocities taking place, yes. >> thank you. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> for celebrities -- from celebrities to crime victims to the royal family, british tabloids accused of hacking in to private conversations. find out who could soon track the hackers. that's one smart board. what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] [ laughs ] [ whooshing ] tell me about it. why am i not go
concussion history was his exact quote. the medical staff there, because of the hipaa laws have not spoken publicly. he is not listed having missed any games due to any concussions. these reports circulating out there about these other things, drinking and addictions, they come, you know, from friends of friends and so on so forth. so i don't put a whole lot of credibility into that because we're not hearing from any people directly involved in his life that was the case. so i would caution everybody at this time not to jump into that direction until we have all the information and there's an investigation and we know exactly what was going on with him. martha: yeah. >> as far as as concussions playing football it is an issue but there was no indication he was sufficienting from that at this time. martha: you think of the stories that could be similar. as you point out we don't know yet whether they are. junior seau and dave duerson do you think it is an issue, it is a problem in the game? >> well, there's a lawsuit of several thousand players that is taking place now between the national
in arizona, california, and getting help from the fbi in mexico. >> law enforcement has to walk a fine line. if they're too threatening and the parents can disappear, the child's life can be in danger. >> our heart goes out to 11-year-old emily. all we want is for her to try to get medical help. >> reporter: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >>> and now to that shocking story played out on television in front of millions of viewers. it's a little tough to see this video. a television host setting a magician's head on fire. the magician is all right. he is now in the hospital recovering, and lashing out at that show's host who may soon be arrested. abc's linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: in this death- defying scene, flames shoot from the head of magician wayne houchin, a moment he says is no magic trick. millions of tv viewers watch as this unscripted prank by a tv host backfired in a horrific way. >> his face is burnt. >> reporter: now, that host is expected to face charges, a warrant issued for his arrest. it all started saturday when houchin was a
guard being killed during law enforcement operations. this is a reminder of how dangerous it can be protecting our shores. it happened early sunday off santa cruz where aircraft detected a suspicious boat. the captain deployed a smaller patrol craft and the two vessels closed in on the suspicious both. >> the captain maneuvered the boat to the vessel and launched its small boat. the cutter and the small boat made an approach on the suspect's vessel, which was operating with no lights or other illumination. as the cutter and the small boat closed in the ponga boat suddenly increased speed and maneuvered directly at the cutter small boat. >> that's when two coast guard members were thrown from the cutter after it was hit. one was treated and released but the other suffered severe head skwreufrs an wa injuries and was killed. the coast guard is working with the government to make sure anyone involved is brought to justice. jon: a desperate search for a missing 11-year-old cancer patient. in arizona police released surveillance video of the child walking out of the hospital with her
be a case of which child appeared first. and it makes no difference now with this new law. it hasn't been passed yet. but they're going to rush it through. whatever the first born is, whether it's male or female, the first born will be in line for the throne. it's that simple. >> it's very exciting news, indeed. and all of our thoughts and prayers are with kate. >> now, i'm absolutely -- now, diana, funny enough, paved the way with this morning sickness. she had terrible morning sickness. the royal family had never heard of it. and she was saying once again, diana's there, paving the way for kate. >> yes. ingrid, we thank you so much. we'll have more to come from here in london. elizabeth? >> lara, thank you so much. >>> let's find out more about this condition called hyperemesis, that kate has been hospitalized with. abc news senior medical contributor dr. jennifer ashton is an obgyn. you've treated lots of expectant moms. people are causing this extreme nausea and morning sickness. this really isn't. it's in a whole different league. >> absolutely correct, elizabeth. this is morning sic
this -- there are so many ties to the university of chicago. obama was a lecturer at the law school. mrs. obama was an executive there. the daughters went to the school. close friend of the couple was the chairman of the board. we could go on and on and on. even susan is an executive there now. and their donor community, some of them are on or have been on the board and their house is near campus. >> bill: it is a great university. >> david axelrod is launching his own institute of politics there formerly opens in january. so it would seem that if there's going to be -- if you're going to put it anywhere, this is the most logical place to put it. but obama also told jonathan alter in his book on the first year that he was even thinking of maybe a virtual library but there's going to be a brick and mortar place someplace. it may not be the scale of the kennedy library or clinton but it is interesting that now we know the timetable. we know the unveiling. this breaks out in the open more. i bet obama will not look forward
people straight. california governor jerry brown signed the law not too long ago, which is scheduled to go into effect the first of the year. but this judge now says that may not work because it could trample the first amendment rights of therapists. >>> coming up next, police are frantically searching for this 11-year-old little girl, a cancer patient. she was last seen right here in the surveillance video walking out of the hospital doors with her mom. now, doctors worry her life is in danger. we have the latest on the investigation next. can your hearing aid do this? lyric can. lyric can. lyric can. lyric by phonak is the world's only 24/7, 100% invisible hearing device. it's tiny. but that might be the least revolutionary thing about lyric. lyric can be worn 24/7 for up to four months, without battery changes. call 1-800-511-3035 for a risk-free trial. cookie: there's absolutely no way anyone can see it even if they get right up to my ear. michael: wake up, go to sleep...showering, running, all your activities. lyric can also give you exceptionally clear, natural sound in quiet a
at a law firm. we have been looking through so many things when it comes to the fiscal cliff. and what we haven't focused on is what it would mean for the life insurance industry. this is something we've spoken with you about in the past. when you were here, i don't know if it was the last time you were here, you were here when they were looking at downgrading the united states and its credit ratings. the warning's out there that if there's not a deal reached, we could see another downgrade. what would that mean for the industry? >> i think that would not be good for the industry. i was on about a year ago when we talked about the u.s. been put on a watch, the s&p did, in fact, downgrade. and what happens in the life insurance industry, in order to stand behind the promises to policy holders, it's the largest holder of corporate and u.s. high-grade bonds. so it has, i think, over $2 trillion. and if you think about it, a downgrade would not be positive there. i could see the rating agency say these guys can't get their fiscal house in order, we warned them, put them on some kind of watch,
in the military. now we know that the vast majority of our soldiers are la law-abiding that would not engage in this kind of behavior, but this is cheerl an issue and we have seen an increase. i'd like to take again the time to recognize senator levin and senator mccain who supported last year the inclusion of the amendment that i introduced to preserve records of military sexual assault in the 2012 national defense authorizing act. until that time, it was really a patchwork of rules for each branch of the military about how long those records would be preserved, madam president. thanks to the support of every single woman senator, we were able to get this changed, and so now these records are preserved. there are still some additional changes that can be made. those are the amendments that i have introduced, a records retention amendment, and i am working with the chairman and ranking member on this issue that once again tackles this issue. unfortunately, not all records are being stored for 50 years as was our agreement last year. documents filed in a restrictive reporter setting are store
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